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Darby and Joan A happily married, older couple; an old-fashioned, loving couple.
According to one account, the pair was immortalized by Henry Wood-fall in a love ballad entitled “The Joys of Love Never Forgot: A Song,” which appeared in a 1735 edition of Gentleman’s Magazine, a British publication.
The phrase, no longer heard today, dates from at least 1565.
It appeared in Shakespeare’s All’s Well that Ends Well:jump over the broomstick To get married; said of those whose wedding ceremony is informal or unofficial.
This expression of endearment is a British colloquialism for one’s spouse.
The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it" [John Steinbeck Travels With Charley: In Search of America]"Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable" [Søren Kierkegaard Either/Or]"Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest" [George Eliot Romola]"A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one" [Queen Victoria Letter to her daughter]"Either marriage is a destiny, I believe, or there is no sense in it at all, it's a piece of humbug" [Max Frisch I'm Not Stiller]"Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance" [Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice]"Every woman should marry - and no man" [Benjamin Disraeli Lothair]"There are good marriages, but no delightful ones" [Duc de la Rochefoucauld Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales]"It doesn't much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find next morning that it was someone else" [Samuel Rogers Table Talk]"It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible, and a man's to keep unmarried as long as he can" [George Bernard Shaw Man and Superman]"Marriage is like life in this - that it is a field of battle, and not a bed of roses" [Robert Louis Stevenson Virginibus Puerisque]"I married beneath me, all women do" [Nancy Astor]"Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor - which is one very strong argument in favour of matrimony" [Jane Austen letter]"Marriage is the grave or tomb of wit" [Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle Nature's Three Daughters]"Courtship to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play" [William Congreve The Old Bachelor]"I am to be married within these three days; married past redemption" [John Dryden Marriage à la Mode]"Men are April when they woo, December when they wed" [William Shakespeare As You Like It]"Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet" [Mae West]"Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures" [Dr.
Darby and Joan Clubs are in Britain what Senior Citizens’ Clubs are in the United States.
The word darbies is sometimes used as a nickname for handcuffs.
It also enjoys some use on the West Coast of the United States.
Ernest Booth used the phrase in American Mercury in 1928.